Teacher - Criminal Justice

Clark County School District, Las Vegas, Nevada

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Date Posted July 06, 2020
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified

Description:



Teacher - Criminal Justice,
Secondary
Position Details
Division: Human Resources
Classification: Certified

Terms of Employment: This is a salaried position assigned to the Licensed Employee
Salary Schedule, 9 Months
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT

Position Summary
The teacher will implement into daily instruction appropriate educational curriculum
based on the Nevada Academic Content Standards (NVACS) and course syllabi. The
teacher will provide students with an understanding of the difference between the civil
and criminal law as well as criminal court procedures with an emphasis on law
enforcement concerns. Additionally, the teacher will prepare students for careers in
criminal justice through guest presenters, field trips, case studies, and/or projects as
related to criminal justice. The teacher will create and maintain an educational
atmosphere that encourages effective student learning and supports school and Clark
County School District programs and goals. This person will be expected to adhere to
the District Professional Domains and Standards for Licensed Employees and will report
directly to the school site administrator.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be
supplemented.
1. Administers appropriate District curriculum which is aligned with the NVACS.
2. Ensures the opportunity for all students to learn in a supportive environment.
3. Creates and maintains a positive, orderly, and academically focused learning
condition in the instructional environment.

4. Develops and implements the Components of an Effective Lesson for instruction.
5. Analyzes student progress and provides appropriate instruction.
6. Provides a classroom management/discipline plan ensuring safety at all times.
7. Implements project-based strategies in order for students to gain understanding
in the functions of criminal justice.
8. Ensures assessment regulations and guidelines are followed at all times.
9. Utilizes the unique vocabulary, criminal investigation principles, and practices
and techniques related to the field of criminal justice.
10. Develops a classroom climate that promotes positive learning conditions.
11. Works professionally with administrators, staff, parents, and the community.
12. Integrates technology into the instructional program.
13. Participates in other job-related duties and activities related to the position as
assigned.

Position Expectations
1. Demonstrate knowledge, skill, and ability to provide instruction in a secondary
classroom.
2. Work cooperatively with students, parents, peers, administration, and community
members.
3. Guide the learning process toward achievement of curriculum goals.
4. Demonstrate knowledge of the United States legal system, including the United
States Constitution and laws, as well as state and local ordinances as they relate
to the responsibilities of the criminal justice field.
5. Demonstrate skills in the observation and evaluation of body language, gestures,
verbal content, and tone and inflection encountered in the field(s) of criminal
justice.
6. Establish and communicate clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects.
7. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and strategies aligned with
instructional objectives in order to meet the needs of all students.
8. Participate as an active member with other faculty and staff.
9. Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law and District policy.
10. Maintain and improve professional competence.
11. Communicate effectively both written and orally.
12. Demonstrate current knowledge of adolescent research and best practices.


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Position Requirements
Education and Training
1. Minimum of a High School Diploma or its equivalent.
2. Have completed three (3) semester hours of credit in a course of study regarding
parental involvement and family engagement.
3. Have been employed for at least five (5) years after the age of 16 in a position
which relates to the endorsement area of criminal justice.

Three (3) of the five (5) years of employment may be met by the completion of
coursework or training in the career and technical education area related to the
endorsement. Each of the following will be considered equivalent to one (1) year of full-
time employment:
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Sixteen (16) semester credits from an accredited or licensed postsecondary
institution
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Two hundred and fifty (250) hours of training from an accredited or licensed
postsecondary institution
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Two Thousand (2000) hours of part-time employment
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One Thousand (1000) hours of pre-planned employment (i.e. apprenticeship or
on-the job training)
For detailed requirements, visit:
http://www.doe.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/ndedoenvgov/content/Educator_Licensure/Apply/B
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Licenses and Certifications
1. Must possess or be able to acquire by time of appointment to the position, a
Business and Industry license of appropriate classification issued by the Nevada
Department of Education.
2. Hold an endorsement in Criminal Justice.

When applying for a certificated licensed position, candidates must meet the
minimum qualifications as listed on the appropriate position vacancy
announcement.

AA/EOE Statement
This employer does not knowingly discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or national origin.


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Job Revision Information
- Revised:
04/29/19
- Created:
04/12/10

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